Benedict XVI will follow in the footsteps of his predecessor in office by stopping at my alma mater on his first trip to the United States:

From the CUA Office of Public Affairs:


Very Reverend David M. O’Connell, president of The Catholic University of America, has confirmed the announcement by His Excellency, The Most Reverend Pietro Sambi, apostolic nuncio to the United States, that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI will visit the campus of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 17, 2008. More details will follow.

Office of Public Affairs






P.S.- If you are keeping score in terms of Papal Visits, that would be CUA-2, Georgetown-0.